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Jon Turner Leads in WSOP 2011 $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Event

Jon ‘PearlJammer’ Turner leads the $1,000 no-limit Hold’em event after day two following a big call at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas.

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Matt Perrins Wins Second WSOP Title for Rochdale

Is Rochdale the new home of poker? OK, many – maybe even most – of you will either have never have heard of this English town or don’t know exactly where it is. That’s not important. All you really need to know is two World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winners come from this town of less than 100,000 people.

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WSOP 2011 Entry Figures Defy Odds to Show Slight Increase

That’s the first seven days of play completed at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas – and it looks like the entry figures are holding up well, despite the predictions of a massive drop following the events of April’s ‘Black Friday’.

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Amir Lehavot Wins WSOP 2011 $10,000 Pot-Limit Hold’em

Israeli Amir Lehavot picked up $205,065 for winning the $10,000 pot-limit hold’em tournament at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

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Allen Bari Wins WSOP 2011 $5,000 Buy-in No-Limit Hold’em

Allen Bari declared “I’m the best” a few moments after emerging from a field of 865 competitors to lift the $5,000 no-limit hold’em title at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas last night and secure a gold bracelet and $874,116.

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WSOP 2011 Recap – Jake Cody Completes Triple Crown

It was an action-packed Friday and Saturday at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas, with three gold bracelets awarded.

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WSOP 2011 Player of the Year System Undergoes Bypass Surgery

World Series of Poker (WSOP) vice-president Ty Stewart has announced that the Player of the Year points system has been given a little “bypass surgery” to “reflect the buy-in levels and field sizes of WSOP events”.

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Johnny Chan Gains Revenge in WSOP 2011 Grudge Match Against Phil Hellmuth

Sammy Farha and Johnny Chan were handed the chance to gain revenge for main event defeats during the WSOP 2011 Grudge Matches yesterday.

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Final Four decided for WSOP 2011 Heads-Up Championship

We’re down to the last four in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) $25,000 Heads-Up Championship – and what a fantastic line-up it is with Eric Froehlich facing Yevgeniy Timoshenko and Gus Hansen taking on Jake Cody tonight at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

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Sean Drake Picks Up WSOP Casino Employees Bracelet 2011

American Sean Drake picked up the first World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet after clinching the $500 buy-in Casino Employees no-limit hold’em event at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino last night.

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WSOP 2011 Attendance Figures Holding Up So Far

The forecast following Black Friday was all doom before the WSOP of 2011 started on Tuesday, but it appears that the majority of big poker players are present.

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Tiltware Slams Phil Ivey for meritless lawsuit

Tiltware hits back at Phil Ivey’s decision to electronically file a lawsuit against them by accusing Ivey of bringing a meritless lawsuit.